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28 October 2014
Advance notice that some key systems will be unavailable.
27 October 2014
Sir Anthony Hooper’s review, which the GMC has commissioned to consider how it deals with doctors who raise concerns in the public interest, is now well under way.
15 October 2014
We've launched a consultation on changes to our regulations that will give us new powers to check doctors have appropriate indemnity or insurance cover in place for their practice.
13 October 2014
The General Medical Council (GMC) has today underlined its commitment to a professional duty of candour for doctors throughout the UK.
08 October 2014
The face of medicine in the UK is changing, with women breaking into traditionally male areas such as surgery and emergency medicine and more doctors than ever coming to work here from Europe.
30 September 2014
Recommendations to strengthen the test for doctors from overseas wishing to practise in the UK have been welcomed and accepted by the General Medical Council (GMC).
26 September 2014
The General Medical Council agreed on 25 September 2014 to develop a single national licensing examination, marking the first step to a unified ‘passport to practise’ for doctors wishing to practise in the UK.
05 September 2014
Professor Terence Stephenson has been appointed by the Privy Council as the new Chair of the General Medical Council (GMC).
22 August 2014
Doctors who have harmed patients could face sanctions even if they can show they have subsequently improved their practice in serious cases.